Two sessions of women's round-robin matches were held today ©WCF

Latvia lead the women’s standings at the World Junior Curling Championships following the second day of competition in Jönköping in Sweden.

The Latvian team had beaten the United States on the opening day at the Jönköping Curling Club.

Skip Evelīna Barone ensured they built on the early success with a 10-3 win over Japan in the morning session, which was achieved after just seven ends.

Latvia led Canada 7-0 after three ends in the second women’s round-robin session of the day, eventually earning a 12-8 victory against the defending champions.

The result puts Latvia top of the standings with a 100 per cent record from their three matches.

Norway are second having played one match less, with their team winning 7-5 against Sweden and 9-7 over South Korea today.

Sweden bounced back from the defeat to overcome Denmark 7-2.

The result leaves Sweden third in the early standings with two wins and one defeat.

Japan, South Korea and the United States are tied for fourth place, after a win and one defeat from two matches.

Germany, Norway and Scotland remain top of the men’s standings following three consecutive wins.

Germany earned an 8-3 win over Sweden in their opening match of the day.

Norway secured a 9-6 win over Switzerland, while Scotland were 10-5 victors against New Zealand.

South Korea are fourth in the standings after a 10-4 win against the United States.